Dick Polman


At the end of his first year, it’s Biden versus his implacable foes | Dick Polman

By: - January 24, 2022

Fairly or not, voters generally have a what-have-you-done-for-me-lately attitude. Republicans are capitalizing.


NPR showed us the best way to interview a totalitarian liar | Dick Polman

By: - January 17, 2022

The lesson: Don't back down in the face of the Big Lie.


‘Don’t Look Up!’ is a documentary masquerading as satire | Dick Polman

By: - January 10, 2022

Anyone who thinks the Netflix comedy lacks subtlety need only look around and behold what mass stupidity has wrought.


So Rand Paul is in favor of big government now? | Dick Polman

By: - December 20, 2021

Republicans hate big government - until catastrophe hits in their backyards. Then they're evangelists.


Democrats have failed to protect abortion rights | Dick Polman

By: - December 13, 2021

And pregnant people, denied autonomy over their own bodies, are poised to pay the biggest price.


There’s no cure for COVIDIOCY | Dick Polman

By: - December 6, 2021

In the wake of the discovery of the variant Omicron, we are suffering fresh breakthrough infections of idiocy.


Chris Christie’s rehabilitation tour continues. But is anyone buying tickets? | Dick Polman

By: - November 22, 2021

I guess we should give him points for trying. But good grief, it sure gets embarrassing.


Charlottesville defendants turn trial into a platform for hate | Dick Polman

By: - November 15, 2021

We've been here before -- history teaches what happens when we turn our backs on fighting hate.


Don’t look now, Democrats, but winter is coming | Dick Polman

By: - November 8, 2021

If we point forward to the 2022 midterms and beyond, the likeliest forecast for Democrats is that winter is coming. And we know what that likely portends for the future health of democracy itself.


You wouldn’t want to be Merrick Garland right now | Dick Polman

By: - November 1, 2021

It’s crystal clear that the lowest people in the highest places, on the eve of Jan. 6, conspired to take democracy down.


Country First: Let’s remember Colin Powell at his best | Dick Polman

By: - October 25, 2021

Alas, the party that Powell wanted to be 'big enough' was already getting smaller.


Are Democrats ever going to get their act together? | Dick Polman

By: - October 4, 2021

I don’t care which faction – the 'centrists' or the 'progressives' – has the better grievances. Just knock it off.